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PBS
Dec 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
regulation authority. u.s. and european scientists offered advice on nuclear safety. richard meserve is former chairman of the u.s. nuclear regulatory commission. he says people overseeing the nuclear industry must have technical skills if they are to properly enforce regulations and that those skills must be continuously assessed. he also said foreign staff should be hired if necessary. andre-claude lacoste is the former head of france's nuclear authority. he say prior to the fukushima accident, the operators only implemented the safety measures that were legally required. he said it's dangerous for plant operators to rely only on state regulations and that they should be encouraged to voluntarily enhance safety. the chairman of the nuclear regulation authority says he's not satisfied with the safety awareness level in japan's nuclear plants. shunichi tanaka says the country must boost those measures by listening to the advice of foreign experts. >>> north korea says any criticism of the rocket launch they carried out this week will be taken as a declaration of war. more than 100,00
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 11:00pm EST
, the overseas applications of you as two activities either a director in significant effect in the u.s. commerce for the potential for evasion. we support the goals of title vii which provide great transparency and increased oversight of the swaps market. there is growing concern of the cftc and divergence and the sec regarding the process and timing in the house slots and security base wipes are a furry and declines. as the committee is aware, the industry is facing quickly approaching the highest deadline. without the benefit of final payments with the international scope of these rules. the lack of clarity related to the rules cross-border application manifests itself in particular with respect to three aspects. the cftc sdc to more pressing concerns with the requirements. the first is to has to register as a swap deal or. given the nature register, firms of which make decisions if i look so as to which entities to register with the cftc. making these decisions without being fully informed to the rules that apply in literal take to comply and position untenable love love and predict ability.
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
. there was six adults pronounced dead at the scene. the shooter is deceased. >> u.s. networks say that the killer was a man and his 20's his mother was thought to be a teacher at the school. in washington, where the flag flies at half mast, barack obama addressed the nation as a president and a father. >> the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them -- birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. this among the fallen also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives to helping our children fulfill their dreams. our hearts are broken. >> he demanded meaningful action, a hint at perhaps tighter gun laws. that argument is for tomorrow. for now, america is trying to comprehend the how and why of the mass killings and a small rural community. new town was supposed to be a haven, a world away from the bustle of nearby new york. today, the elementary school was robbed of it and since joining colorblind and virginia tech of the grim roll call of loss. -- joining columbine and virgini
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
like u.s. consumers are doing what they do best in mid-decmber: procrastinating. how are you doing on your holiday shopping? >> pretty poorly to be honest with you. my wife typically takes care of most of it. last year, i was definitely ahead of the game. i'm probably 75% to 80% done. fantastic. haven't started yet. hoping to get a jump start on it this trip. >> reporter: retail expert mike niemira says only half of americans polled recently have finished their holiday shopping. >> the consumer is behind on their completion. that means we rely much more on the next few days for it to pick up dramatically. >> reporter: because of all the fiscal cliff doom and gloom, retailers are worried. and perhaps they should be. after all americans think their personal finances will take a hit next year. and that might mean fewer gifts under the tree. >> we believe that the post black friday lull that we've seen in the last three weeks that consumers are spending at a very restrained rate simply because they don't have the money and there's a little bit of a fear factor out there. >> reporter: b
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 6:30pm PST
>> live from berlin, this is the "journal" on dw. a school shooting in the u.s. state of connecticut leaves dozens dead. we will go live for the latest. >> in germany, investigators say the attempted bombing here this week proves islamist terrorists are at work in the country. >> a german lawmaker plans to send patriot missiles to turkey's border with syria. a shooting at a school in the united states -- 27 people reported dead. most of them children. >> it happened friday morning at an elementary school in the state of connecticut. a parent inside the school at the time reports hearing was sounded like at least 100 rounds being fired. >> this is the scene at sandy hook elementary school. sources saying the suspect is also among the dead and that the body is in a classroom at the school. police say they have recovered two weapons from the suspect. the students kindergarten through fourth graders were all evacuated to a nearby fire station. all schools in the area are under lock down right now. >> law enforcement officials has -- have confirmed the shooter has been foun
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 8:00pm EST
and democratic representative lynn woolsey of california. we will also show you a tribute in the u.s. house to outgoing caliber and california members of cameras.. join us at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. later a look at the dodd-frank law and regulations. >> this is c-span3 with politics and public affairs programming throughout the week. and every weekend, 40 hours a people and events ,-com,-com ma telling the american story on american history tv. get schedules in the past programs our website. you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >> tomorrow a draft constitution by mohammed morsi. it would expand his constitutional powers. supporters and opponents of president mohammed morsi. next, we'll talk about developments in the country and security throughout the region with an expert on the muslim brotherhood and a former israeli ambassador to egypt. this is an hour and a half. >> looking at the political competition with the egyptian and the egyptian society, what is likely to be the outcome, not just of the referendum, but the next step in the next several steps in this ongoi
FOX Business
Dec 15, 2012 12:00am EST
cliff. have a great evening, guys. >> y too. >> thank you very much. adam: hundreds of u.s. troops along with patriot missile batteries on the way to turkey. now is this a sign that syria's escalating crisis is about to take a turn for the worst? the latest fallout from the middle east is coming up. >>> plus foreign companies fight to get into the investing game in cuba. but, all u.s.usiness can do is watch from the sidelines due to a 50-year-old trade embargo. new findings reveal just how badly u.s. businesses are missing out. more "money" is coming up. there is no mass-produced human. every human being is unique. and there is one store that recognizes it. the only place in the world you'll find the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. an exclusive collection of innovations that totally individualize your sleep. perfectly comfortable pillows thatdjust to your size and shape. temperature-balancing bedding. dual warmth comforters. all designed around the sleep number bed: a bed with dual-air technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 8:00pm PST
administration and that was in syria. the u.s. stepped up missile defense along syria's border with turkey, hoping to stave off the potential use of chemical weapons against anti-assad rebels. for the first time the u.s. is formally recognizing rebels' attempt to overthrow president assad and we are at the end game, or are we? martha? >> i think we're closer then we have ever been certainly. i think even two weeks ago there were a lot of people saying this could be months and months and months. we have no idea when this will end. but i think if you look at where those rebels are advancing in damas cass, i think it really could end there. you've got suburbs. you're seeing this extraordinary video coming out of damascus with the suburbs virtually on fire. the thing i think is most frightening about this is everybody, the rebels, regime, everybody is just trying -- destroying everything in their path. then you get into the terrible thing with retribution. you have rebels advancing. you have regime fighting back. but i think asan has to be feeling the pressure. i think he's probably moving fro
SFGTV2
Dec 15, 2012 3:30am PST
that facility about 14 years and we'll be welcoming 40 members from the u.s. marine corps, 20 members from the u.s. navy, 10 members the u.s. coast guard, where we will then partner with them and cross train them and use our techniques, reaching technical rescue and high and low rescue being demonstrated in display. we will also be having some of our u.s. navy personnel on ride-alongs with members on our ambulances, fire engines and trucks to continue with our cross training. so, it gives me great pride to be here to continue to serve as the fire chief, to welcome the military, and to say thank you to all of you. here's to an enjoyable fun-filled busy weekend. all the best, and thank you for your service. (applause) >> i wanted chief to tell you about that training. we first did it in 2010, search and rescue which we knew was a problem in haiti in the earth wake in the recovery. and like they say in san francisco, the fire department, we know how to do it, but when the big earthquake hits, we're all going to be victims and we want to make sure that anybody that potentially could come in to help di
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 3:05pm EST
'm an avid viewer of "homeland" about a trader working his way up in the u.s. government positioning himself as a vice president and the mas nations of a henry wallace. i think the more obvious reason why i'm invited because nathaniel is extremely, extremely, very, very, very persistent and would not take no for an answer although i explainedded i have little knowledge of chambers beyond reading the book when i was proxzly 16 years old, and having been influenced by it, i'm not in any way an expert on chambers, witness, influence, but i will talk as directed. [laughter] i want to pick up a little bit from where elliot started, and i might add, by the way, the irony that both elliot and i happen to hail from an organization that counts on foreign relations that chambers would have seen as a hot bed of pinko. the world changes. when i think of "witness," when i think of it, i think not just of the fact it's a document of great literary power, of which it is and heart of its literary appeal, but it was a weapon in the ideological battle against communism that was raging when it came out. it was
MSNBC
Dec 15, 2012 1:00am PST
. there is about 6% of u.s. adolescents that are clinically depressed. that's not just sad. it's in a deep state that need help of one type or another. whether it's counseling or drugs or whatever. they need some help. they're relatively easy to identify. and you can do it in a simple screening process. for very little money. we could have every kid when you get your high school physical, you also have to get checked out, or periodically before graduation. >>> msnbc's coverage of the newtown shooting will continue. there is much more ahead. please stay with us. >>> we'll have the very latest on the newtown shooting in just a moment as msnbc's coverage continues. please stay with us. >>> we are back with continuing coverage of this morning's massacre at a connecticut elementary school. newtown, connecticut, is about 60 miles northeast of new york city. it's near danbury, connecticut. the young man who police say was the shooter reportedly walked into two different classrooms at sandy hook elementary. he fired dozens of rounds. he killed 26 people. 18 children pronounced dead at the scene. six adu
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 6:00am EST
and one of the underserved policy topics in the united states. the native-born population of the u.s. doesn't have replacement fertility rates so all future population growths comes from what we choose and this is the issue over the longer term, so those things strike me as central as to how it will work out. seems to me we have a couple things. first is to recognize it is time to look forward. this crisis began years ago now, and i was once in the camp of designing very clever policies, i promise you they were very clever. al solved all these problems, but more policy and inknow vacation and programs and intervention i think is now making it too difficult to figure out what the rules are and move forward. more policy innovation. that is making it difficult to figure out what the rules are. it is time to let markets clear. that's point number one. the example is the basil three zero courts and the implementation. if you look at the credit implications of those rules verses normal lending circa 2001. we're on track to thrive for 25% fewer mortgages then if we have the standard for 200
SFGTV2
Dec 15, 2012 12:00am PST
this morning on the green ship of our u.s. navy. it's very appropriate that it be here heading the fleet in san francisco. admiral beeman, thank you very much for your leadership. it is impressive what we are accomplishing. just two years ago, we started with an understanding that our military, the coast guard, the u.s. navy, the marine corps, had something that we really needed. it's called logistics expertise. and we recognized that and with the help of our fleet week association, with the help of our honorary chair, former secretary of state george scholtz, along with senator feinstein who started fleet week, we began to appreciate in addition to appreciating the men and women in uniform and the wonderful attributes of having fleet week and the blue angels and the parade of ships, we could also be working on something very important to this city. all across the world there are examples after example and i know the men and women and leadership of the uss macon know this after their tour of duty these past months, all over the world there are disasters and emergencies that we are res
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 1:15pm EST
was the u.s. attorney, and it was sort of this crazy world wind of six weeks from when he had that conversation with me when i was actually confirmed and started serving as the special inspector general. >> was the date that you started? >> december 15th, 2008. >> what are your politics? nominated by the bush administration essentially, but what are your politics? >> i have been a lifelong democrat. since i was old enough to vote, i have always been a registered democrat. it is kind of funny. when the u.s. attorney approached me and asked if i was interested that john and i was sort of going through different excuses why i did not want to go to washington. very happy with being a prosecutor. the only job i ever won it. was getting married, but finally when all those arguments that failed i sort of said in a very dramatic way, by the way, you know that i am, in fact, a registered democrat. it kind of went die and that that i have the killer. and i entreated to barack obama just two weeks ago to his campaign. but it was not a political appointment, it was a merit appointment. th
MSNBC
Dec 15, 2012 3:00am PST
. they keep coming to the same conclusion. there is about 6% of u.s. adolescents that are clinically depressed. that's not just sad. it's in a deep state that need help of one type or another. whether it's counseling or drugs or whatever. they need some help. they're relatively easy to identify. and you can do it in a simple screening process. for very little money. we could have every kid when you get your high school physical, you also have to get checked out, or periodically before graduation. because the thing is, most depressives, kids want to -- they want help. and they will tell adults. usually the two adults they will not tell are their mom and their dad. and that's actually part of the screening protocol is that parents can't be in the room, because they will usually tell a teacher or a counselor or a family doctor. they will tell an adult, but they hide it from their parents because they're embarrassed, ashamed, all sorts of different reasons. so the parents are often blind to it because the child is sort of blocking their view. so parents have difficulty. but yeah, we can do so much
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
address once again tonight. >> warner: then, ray suarez profiles three young immigrants in the u.s. illegally and seeking a reprieve from deportation. >> my values and customs are now american. so, you know, the idea of getting kicked out to korea and never come back to the u.s., i just can't even imagine this >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> warner: and we examine the growing turmoil in egypt on the eve of a referendum vote on a new constitution. >> one of the major-- has been one between islimus and nonover the future of egypt and the character ofhe nation >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broa
Current
Dec 14, 2012 10:00pm PST
already put out twice as many gasses as the u.s. in 2012. while our emissions are going down, china is growing at 10% of the year. if all of this was to cease to exist, china would make up for that in three and a half years. >> it doesn't matter what we do here. if we set an example by spending money and china can't afford to follow that example and we can't afford to subsidize that example, then that example is not much good. we need something that can be done in china. then we would both believe any solution has to be focused on the developing world because that is where--i'm not putting blame on anybody. they have every right in my mind to develop. i would love to see them develop. i would like to see them become wealthy, but we must recognize that along the track they're going in which they're burning primarily coal for their energy, this is going to be the source of the carbon dioxide that will lead to what i consider to be excessive global warming in the next few years. >> so coal is the core of the problem from your perspective. we're going through a giga watt of coal burning
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 10:00am EST
, the first one done by a team from the u.s. army air corps, eight men and four planes. so that guaranteed somebody would finish. it was that dangerous. several other national teams trying to do it. the good news was, none of them were killed, but the best it -- bad news was not be finished. was quite difficult in the early open cockpit planes. you would feel the weather, whatever was, all the way around the world. so there were these attempts to go around and fly around the world. in fact, very quickly by the 1930's somebody does it within eight days which is kind of an amazing record. and it is hard to break that if you go faster it is not quite the endurance test of trying to keep awake as much as you would need to fly around the world. if you do it's slower, who cares to read what happens with that a day record being said is people start to notice that it is not really what we would call a great circle, the equivalent of an equator. people were sticking to the northern hemisphere where they could cast basically. amelia earhart said, well, i'm going to do it around the equator as much a
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 10:00am EST
according to what is institutionally appropriate. the u.s., there will be a friend of syrian meeting. reports are is that the u.s. is preparing to recognize transitional governments if one were out of this new revolutionary coalition. if there is a transitional government that is recognized, what will the relationship be to these councils that are more ad hoc? are these local? council local do they have to be -- are these local council sustainable? do they have to be accountable for the structures that may emerge? what is the sustainability in the future of these councils? >> they can build their relations. people have to survive. during my stay both in aleppo and italy you see every day, especially if you could to center aleppo, it is bombing. it is a warm toward situation -- war torn situation. different italians were able to unite. one of the first issues was to get them out of the city. it is much more likely that you get bombed. based on they got bombed. -- later on they got bombs. the first challenge is that the city has to be able to defend themselves. how are they going to be
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 8:00am EST
military adventure in iraq." tom spent 17 years as a reporter covering the u.s. military for "the wall street journal" and another eight for "the washington post". in the course of this work, he reported on places as varied as somalia, bosnia, iraq and afghanistan, and he's been part of two teams that won the pulitzer prize. as i've gotten to know tom over these past few years, eve learned that he's that rarest of finds: a disruptive thinker whose energy and creativity combine in an interesting way. he constantly pushing us to think more nimbly and more provocatively, and that's a spirit that infuses tom's new book, "the generals." he explores generalship of good and bad. he traces the history of george marshall from world war ii, william westmoreland in vietnam to colin powell in the gulf war and to the generals who commanded in iraq from 2003 on. the generals argue that is the military's changed in the way it rewards good generalship and punishes bad and that the gulf has grown ever wider. tom's is a provocative argument and one that we will examine in some detail. joining tom is sus
FOX News
Dec 15, 2012 7:30am PST
of the scriptures, feel the broken hearted and bind up their wounds. >> the u.s. flag now flying at half staff across the country, and the president has ordered the flags to be lowered through tuesday. it's just one way that so many of us are honoring those who were murdered yesterday. we'll be back in just a minute after a quick commercial break from the information from the scene in newtown connecticut, answers of why this all happened we can't answer today, but we'll be right back with more new on fox news, the latest from newtown, connecticut ahead. with scottrader streaming quotes, any way you want. fully customize it for your trading process -- from thought to trade, on every screen. and all in real time. which makes it just like having your own trading floor, right at your fingertips. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. try our easy-to-use scottrader streaming quotes. it's another reason more investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. it's another reason more investors are saying... is bigger than we think ... sometimelike the flu.fer from with ache
CBS
Dec 15, 2012 7:00am PST
identified. >>> u.s. commanders in afghanistan are offering up beat assessments. the defense secretary visited the war zone earlier this week and commanders told him that things are going better than generally believed by the american public. the afghan president said they want u.s. and nato troops to speed up the transfer to afghan forces. >>> the king tides are bringing a bigger issue to the surface. high tides shut down the roads in redwood city. it's a scene repeated for frequently than in the past. it is the hardest hit as sea levels continue to rise. installing bikes, dunes and sea seawalls could be a long term solution. sgld -- >>> we have a little more water on the way. >> had you heard the expression king tide before? >> no. >> they just totally made it up. >> they're trying though. it kind of fits. >> i know. this year my assistant news director said can you cover the king tides this week and i said sure, what are they. it's new phrases that comes out of nowhere. they're going to be vamping because the moon is no longer a new moon. here's the latest look at the high definit
SFGTV2
Dec 15, 2012 4:00am PST
believe that the u.s. navy is capable of maintaining that unambiguous military strength. as we sit here this morning aboard the uss macon island, in san francisco bay, looking out to the pacific, it is easy to believe that the united states is, in fact, a pacific power and that to keep it that way we will maintain the best damn navy in the world. thank you very much. (applause)speaker .... >> now i'm going to introduce our next speaker, major general melvin spee splt e i've known melvin for a number of years, obviously we served together in the marine corps. i can tell you he's been with fleet week for 3 years now and the one thing about mel, he's got a lot of ideas and he accepts no as an interim answer because a lot of things that he wanted to do to make fleet week better originally the answer from authorities was no. and he made some amazing things happen just through his will. a commander can will things to happen. and i really want to thank you, mel, for that whole peer to peer medical exchange was your idea and it was just a huge hit and i thank you so much for that. he's offe
SFGTV2
Dec 15, 2012 3:30pm PST
think he made a sacred intention to light that message to the world, that we can't go back. >>> in the u.s. today we have so much to be proud of. the last door that i knocked on on november the 5th campaigning for president obama, a dignified elderly 92 year old woman named bernice opened the door in my get out the vote identification, identified her supporting equality. and she looked at me and she looked at my official obama pen that said lgbt for obama and she looked at me with tears in her eyes and she said, our time has really come, hasn't it? we both cried. that moment with bernice takes some of the pain of this day away. on this day i always feel a heightened affinity with my uncle for this was that night 34 years ago that i had to first reflect on my own conversations with harvey. anyone who has had conversations with harvey will know, you cannot get away easy. and he didn't let me as a teenager get away easy either. i had to reflect about the meaning of those conversations. it was a day that i had to look hard at what his love and guidance would mean to me that that was gone, that
CBS
Dec 15, 2012 5:00am PST
killing in u.s. history after the virginia tech shootings in 2007, but the depths of the what is sure to be many signs of a community coming together. we've learned that all of the dead have been identified of authorities with the help of pictures provided by grieving parents and family members. the bodies havy it to be removed from the school which remains a crime scene. >> and here in newtown, the is impossible to exaggerate and jeff glor has more on that. jeff good morning. >> reporter: rebecca, good morning to you. we may never know why the shooter did what he did, but people here are trying to understand, and they are struggling. >> all those families i'm so sorry. i am so sorry you have this to deal with. >> reporter: for the community of newtown, connecticut, friday's elementary school shootings were something they couldn't even imagine. >> there was a bit of a challenge insulation or feeling that tragedy won't happen here and now it has, and unfortunately i think it's going to define this town. >> and i don't understand how he could hurt innocent chil
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 2:00pm EST
secrets to moscow. in june, north korea invaded south korea and presented the u.s. with a choice, turn back the invasion or allow the communists to secure a key piece on the chessboard of asia. in 1952 whitaker chambers published "witness". which argued that the united states faced a transcendent, not a transitory crisis, was not one of politics or economics but of faith, and secular liberalism, a watered-down version, no wonder the liberals have never forgiven chambers nor have they been neighbor able to forgive him. and i know stan will be talking about a little bit. that man is alger hiss. and chambers and his place in history without examining alger hiss. willard edwards, observed alger hiss for an estimated 500 hours. in april of 1956, mr. edwards, my father, addressed a large audience of undergraduates at princeton, the evening before alger hiss was scheduled to speak at the university about u.s. foreign policy. alger hiss on foreign policy. here are some of the things edwards said to the assembled stewards, quote, you will be observing, as adroit and charming personality as i ha
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
in circulation in the u.s. the fact is disturbed people are going to get them. one source predicted tonight we're going to see this sad situation unfold again. it may be days, it may be weeks or months, but he said, it will happen again. >> thank you, so much pierre thomas. >>> when we come back, this remarkable school struck by tragedy, considered one of the top in the nation. when we come back, we'll tell you why so many people say, this school is special. next. ♪ >>> we have been telling you all day about the tragedy at the school in connecticut, sandy hook elementary, considered by so many people an extraordinary school. parents hoping their children can attend. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila tells the rest of us what makes those classrooms so special. >> sandy hook elementary, with small class sizes and reputation as one of connecticut's top schools, scored a perfect 10 by greatschools.org is the jewel of this picturesque new england town, a magnet for young families who endure long drives to hartford or new haven so their kids could be educated here. >> husbands will sac
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
christmas, the second deadliest school shooting in u.s. history exceeded only by the virginia tech massacre in 2007. >> 27 people including 20 elementary school children are dead in newtown, connecticut where a vigil has just concluded in one of the town's churches. >> by being here you speak he will gently by all your emotions and your physical presence and you are sending a message to all of america and believe me, the hearts and prayers of america are with you tonight. >> remarks from a vigil that just wrapped up a scene of incomprehensible grief tonight. as the senator mentioned this grief shared across the nation. maybe you have been watching "cbs evening news," maybe you spent part of your day following this story. the truth is there are simply mow words and no way to understand it but that's what we're all trying to do. you walk down the street into a coffee shop and you can see it on people's faces. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez has more. >> what prompted this outburst of violence? >> reporter: on what should have been a happy friday in the holidays we were gripped instead by the mass
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
facet of this investigation. >> this is one of the worst school shootings in u.s. history. >> they had their entire lives ahead of them. birthdays, graduations, weddings. kids of their own. we are praying for them. that the love they felt for those they lost endures not only just in their memories, but in ours. >> reporter: good evening, i'm chris jansing. and in the volunteer fire department behind me there was supposed to be a christmas tree sale tonight. instead, they're staging an investigation because 20 children and six adults were killed in a horrific act of violence here in newtown, connecticut. twenty-year-old adam lanza reportedly killed his mother at their home, a kindergarten teacher, where they both lived. then he drove to the sandy hook elementary school where she taught, and opened fire on the students and staff. >> i couldn't even process it here, like a shooting in newtown. and it was hours later when they started to come out with the numbers. and it just didn't seem real. it just seemed like, this is wrong. a lot of misinformation, and a lot of information given. you
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >> we'll leave no stone unturned. >> this will be one of the worst school shootings in recent u.s. history. >> they had their entire lives ahead of them, birthday, graduation, weddings, kids of their own. we are praying for them. that the love they felt for those they lost endures not just in their memories but also in ours. >> good evening. i'm chris jansing. there was supposed to be a christmas tree sale. instead they are staging on investigation because 20 children and six adults were killed in a horrific act of violence. 20-year-old adam lanza killed his mother, a kindergarten teacher at their home where they both lived. then her drove her car to sandy hook elementary school where she taught and opened fire on the te teachers and students. >> i couldn't process a shooting here in newtown. it was hours later when they started coming out with the numbers and it didn't seem real. it just seemed like this is wrong. there's a lot of information today. you just have to say to yourself, this is not real. >> reporter: the teenage brother of a sandy hook elementary school student descr
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 8:00pm EST
of bank of america in the form on feature homeownership in the u.s. in the fiscal cliff and tax filings and how the fiscal cliff can affect medicare payments to doctors. tomorrow, we will take your calls and offer a perspective on the reaction to the connecticut shoshooting. a look at how states are bracing for sequestration. advice to those preparing a 2012 federal taxes and how taxpayers could be affected. "washington journal" is live as 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> my inspiration was the idea i wanted to explain how totalitarianism happens. we know the story of the cold war. we have seen the archives in the described relationships. we know the main events from our point of view. we have read and written them. i wanted to show from a different angle what it felt like to be one of the people who were subjected to this system and how people make choices in that system and how they reacted and behaved. one of the things that has happened since 1989 is the region that we used to call 1980 -- eastern europe has become differentiated. they have the common memory of communist occupation.
FOX News
Dec 15, 2012 12:00pm PST
and one of deadliest shootings in u.s. history. the death toll stands at 28. 27 of the victims. er on the gunman. welcome to brand-new hour. i'm rick folbaum. >> jamie: i'm jamie colby. we're learning new information about the gunman. adam a lanza who is the suspect in this case did force his way into school in contrary to earlier reports. they are not able to find a connection between the mother and school. it had been reported she was a teacher or substitute teacher but not true. the community there has suffered unspeakable pain. the residents of newtown, connecticut are overcome with grief and wondering if their life will ever return to normal. >> it's unbelievably terrible. we have our kids this morning and our closest friends have their kids this morning. it's the people that don't. >> we know a friend that knows the principal and all the little kids. it doesn't feel like it happened. >> you don't see them -- like 9/11, you'll see them come together. they will pull together. mark my word. it's a good town. >> rick: mike is live in newtown we heard from that gentleman. its good
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
continues it is already one of the worst mass shootings in u.s. history. counselors were on site this afternoon and a vigil was held tonight at a nearby church and many people here saying that this town will never be the same again. in newtown, connecticut, ines ferre, now back to you. >>> newtown, connecticut, is in the southwestern part of the state. it's roughly 80 miles northeast of new york city. the population is about 27,500 people and encompasses will 60 square miles about the same size as carmel-by-the-sea here in california. there are four elementary schools in newtown. sandy hook where the shootings took place is a kindergarten through fourth grade school. >>> now, the children described terror as they told their parents about how they cowered in the classrooms. while their teachers locked doors and ordered them to hide. here's how some of those students and their parents explained what happened today. >> somebody yelled, get to a safe place. >> teacher pulled me into her classroom. >> reporter: inside sandy hook elementary school, children were caught in the chaos. >>
MSNBC
Dec 15, 2012 2:30am PST
realizing that the u.s. government has earmarked monies for minorities and women, and particularly women, and they don't have the opportunities to market those opportunities, but they are there. there is all kinds of opportunities where there is small business loans and government contracts and all kinds of things and other ways to get money right now without giving up a piece of the company. >> we are going to have a war. >> i love it. >> phil, you get the last word. >> i started a latina company and if i had sold out early on, i would not have made the money i have made. those who know a certain market, and she knows the market and extending it, because usually when you know the market very well, it will become universal. >> but you don't have to be in the government to get the money. >> no i am saying that is one area that e she does not have to give up equity. >> she will get better advice through a angel. >> i love a panel that disagrees with each other. thank you guys. >>> another company is seeing rapid growth thanks to a '50s pinup star. a vintage clothing star has added stores i
KRON
Dec 15, 2012 2:30pm PST
's the goal of the test? >> the test was an assessment of how much our students know about our u.s. history at grades 4, 8, and 12. everything from the united states constitution to presidents to why certain laws came into play. at very different levels, there are certain questions that are asked. the 8th graders really were the ones who did, i would say, perform the best when we consider the 4th and we consider the 12th grade. >> that's because 8th graders' scores improved over the last time the test was given. 4th graders and 12th graders did not. in fact, a majority of 12th graders turned in a poor performance. their questions were harder, and their correct answers were fewer. 55% of 12th graders scored below the basic level. what does this show? >> mm, lauren, that's not good news at all. [ chuckles ] and what does that mean for our 12th graders? it means that we have to find a way to engage our 12th graders in learning u.s. history. we have to make it more important to them. so, we have a lot of work to do, definitely, at the 12th-grade level. >> there's a famous saying -- "those who d
SFGTV2
Dec 15, 2012 5:00am PST
, the u.s. department of state, danish and british governments and of course the afghans, additionally we reached out to the private sector for partnerships, and not for profits to deliver things that we weren't capable of delivering or to cover gaps that arose as we implemented the plan. we implemented the plan through 17 teams through helman and our two female engagement teams. this is actually just scrolling pictures. sometimes a picture says a thousand words and i don't want to take you down the whole history of a year but i wanted to talk to you about how we framed this plan. this plan was framed into 5 pillars and the 5 pillars were students and parents, we attempted to build buy in and assure safety among the students. there was lots of fear of reprisals. by sending your kids to school there was fear that the taliban was going to knock on your door and let you know that that wasn't allowed. previously the taliban had instituted a medrossas so their only forms of education were religious schools and those are religious schools for boys. teachers. there is no teaching force in
SFGTV2
Dec 15, 2012 5:30am PST
a lot of different partners that responded to this rubble pile. we had urban search and rescue, u.s. coast guard, and this provided an opportunity for our military to work with the federal and state partners there in learning how to interact with their agencies and also being able to learn some of the different capabilities that they have in using their equipment. we also had some medical partners there where they were able to locate and evacuate the medical patients and that also showed a great partnership. this is the health care association for hawaii and this is the part of the agency that helped us coordinate the medical response part of this. they were able to conduct a 50-bed disaster medical assistance team hospital on the island of oahu and this allowed the state of hawaii to be able to exercise their state-wide disaster drill. one of the things that hawaii has never been able to do is to be able to practice together in one live exercise. they have all of their processes, how they're going to respond in a local disaster situation, but they have never been able to really p
KRON
Dec 15, 2012 7:00am PST
for the victims. flags at the u.s. capitol were also lord, on orders from the house speaker john boehner. >> we are dealing with cold temperatures. it is 30 degrees in fairfield and 32 in santa farrah.rosa. it is warg up but not by much. you should keep grumbling handy because satellite and radar shows a system to the north of us. it is slowly starting to work its way into the bay area. here is a wider view right now this will bring us all a little bit of snow. we will have increasing clouds and light rain. it will not do a lot so you do not have to cancel your plans. will have a decrease in showers as we head into afternoon. the fog will return. here is a look of satellite and radar. by 2:00 p.m. we have scattered showers throughout the bay area. if you have plaza 4:00 we are basically love with the if you spenleft w your high for today will be 50s all around. 62 degrees for livermore and 51 degrees for hayward. there's 7 day around the bay shows on settled wets weather for the rest of the week. we do have another system that will come in here by monday. if you will get a break on wednesday be
MSNBC
Dec 15, 2012 9:00am PST
in 1998 when that guy walked in and killed two u.s. capitol policemen. and i thought, i mean, how many times do we have to go through this? this is coming from a guy, by the way, that's from the south. this is coming from a guy that owns guns, that sit in my home unloaded. no kids in my house, just to be clear. this is coming from a guy they grew up in a household with guns that sat in a locked gun closet. i knew that if i went near them my father was going to beat the hell out of me. i knew it. but we are now at a tipping point. we are now at a stage where we are almost ten years after the assault weapons ban has expired. if you need a 223, if you need an ak-47 to shoot bambi, you have bigger problems. you don't need those guns. you don't need them to go hunting. i get gun rights. i totally like gun rights. but you don't need those kinds of things. and you don't need crazy people being able to get them, either through their parents, through loopholes going through these gun shows, no background checks. >> internet sites. >> internet sites. it's ridiculous. way too many loopholes. way
Comedy Central
Dec 14, 2012 7:10pm PST
marriage. >> same-sex couples are finally getting their day in court. this time the u.s. supreme court justices have decided to hear two constitutional challenges to federal and state lawsment one case involves the federal defense of marriage ago or domo. the other is a challenge toical call's prop 8. >> jon: first of all, i cannot believe he managed to squeeze a report in before prom. second of all-- (laughter) secretary of all, secretary of all and perhaps more importantly, the supreme court is going to rule on gay marriage which brings to us the latest installment in our long running series, lgbtq watch [bleep] just got real he --. it is hard to overstate how big a deal this could be for gay marriage. >> this is going to be the ultimate definitive determination. >> and that could result in what would essentially be 9 roe v. wade of gay rights. >> jon: so it will be settled. i mean who argues about abortion any more. (laughter) remember those days? today? this afternoon? (laughter) i'm sure the opponents will figure out something like sure, you can get gay married but first one of yo
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